A sandwich board. A QR code. A T-shirt and a hat. An online petition. A billboard. These are the simple but impactful tools IATSE brothers and sisters in broadcast newsrooms nationwide are using on the negotiation frontlines in their ongoing battle to secure fair wages, decent working conditions, and basic respect on the job from […]
Local 600 Operator Quenell Jones Sits on Panel at BMCC’s Careers in Film and Television Production Event
On March 11, Local 600 Operator Quenell Jones participated in a panel at BMCC, speaking to 110 CUNY students about diversity and careers in film and television production.
Local 600 Directors of Photography and Operators Take to the Stage at the First Ever Cine Gear Expo NY (Photo Gallery)
Local 600 hosted a booth at the 1st CineGear Expo NYC, on March 10 and 11 at industry City, Brooklyn, NY. Local 600 also held the panel “Series Television 3.0: The Evolving Relationship Between DPs and Camera Operators”. Photos by Gwendolyn Capistran
The ICG Publicists held their 60th Annual ICG Publicists Awards on Friday, March 10, 2023, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures/Skydance/Jerry Bruckheimer Films) won top honors, the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicity Campaign, presented by Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo (RuPaul’s Drag Race). Abbott Elementary(Warner Bros. Television/ABC) won the Maxwell Weinberg […]
Local 600 + ARRI Rental hosted a Film Training in Long Island City, Queens, NY, on Saturday, February 25. Designed for working Local 600 Loaders and AC’s with limited analog experience, this practical workshop covered basic operation and prep procedures for the complete line of modern ARRI film cameras (416, 235, 435, ARRICAM ST, ARRICAM […]
Photo by Local 600 Still Photographer Mark Hill Caroline Oelkers is determined to inject a bit of youth into Local 600’s leadership. But the 27-year-old Digital Imaging Technician also respects that she has a lot to learn about the union’s inner workings and lessons to build on from its established members. Oelkers is currently serving […]
On Saturday, February 18, the Pride and Young Workers committees met up at the Atlanta office to discuss the future of their respective committees, upcoming events, and much more. The day ended with the Local 600 BIPOC Mixer where members gathered to discuss the importance of demographic data collection and learn more about the Inclusion […]
He may have a new title and some new duties, but John Amman’s commitment and dedication to the members of Local 600 is unchanged. A business representative for 32 years – spanning both Local 600 and its predecessor, IATSE Local 644 – Amman became the Assistant Eastern Region Director on December 1 of 2022. “I’m […]
Our thanks to all who braved the cold and came out to Park City, UT, to celebrate the dozens of official selections at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival supported by ICG Local 600 camera teams. Local 600 / ICG Magazine‘s “Snowdance” Party brought together members of the Local as well as industry professionals for an […]
In Atlanta, members and officers of the Local participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day March on Monday, January 16, 2023. Our thanks to all who showed up and stood alongside your fellow workers.